CESH Faculty Eli Dueker featured in article for The Hill on Transboundary Sewage Stream Crisis

The new article focuses on the transboundary sewage crisis in San Diego County, with scientists and activists agreeing that this is a major public health crisis nationwide. Excerpt from the article:

“A transboundary sewage stream that regularly flows from Tijuana, Mexico, into San Diego County may be creating a multifrontal public health crisis — as a noxious mix of chemicals and pathogens makes their way into households not just via water, but also through air and soil.

The cross-border contamination — a result of inadequate infrastructure and urbanization — poses a persistent public health threat with significant socioeconomic and legal implications, according to a white paper shared with The Hill prior to its public release Tuesday.”

Read the full article HERE

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